SUPER EAGLES STRIKER, CHUKWUEZE VISITS GOVERNOR IKPEAZU, SEE THE ADVICE THE GOVERNOR GAVE, & PICS

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, Monday, received Super Eagle Striker, Samuel Chukwueze, at the Government Huse in Umuahia, the state capital. The Governor, flanked by some of the state government officials, including the member representing Umuahia East constituency in Abia House of Assembly, Hon. Chukwudi Apugo, welcomed the Umuahia Ibeku-born footballer, who was on a courtesy visit upon return from 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. Ikpeazu, while speaking during the visit, urged young people who were blessed with talents to remain humble and hardworking, opining that…

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SEE THE NEW TOP TWENTY VALUABLE FOOTBALL CLUBS IN THE WORLD, UNBELIEVABLE, 9 ARE FROM THE PREMIERSHIP

​Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea are not the only English sides to appear The annual list, compiled by Forbes magazine, shows that while Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona remain the two biggest sides in the world – as far as money goes – only one other La Liga side, Atletico Madrid, makes the cut. Real Madrid are worth $4.2bn (around £3.38bn), while Barcelona come in second with $4bn (£3.19bn). Rivals Atletico are much further down, with a value of $953m (£760m). Despite a number of on-pitch troubles over…

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Nigeria has qualified for the second round of the ongoing AFCON in Egypt. The Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated their Guinean counterparts by a loan goal which was scored in the 73rd minute by defender Kenneth Omeruoh. With the match, Nigeria now has two wins from two with six points and also tops the group even though the other two teams are get to play. Having drawn their previous match, both Guinea and Madagascar have one point each while Burundi, defeated by Nigeria in the first match has no point.…

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WIN AFCON AND GET 95,000 DOLLARS EACH, THAT’S WHAT NFF TOLD SUPER EAGLES

The Super Eagles players are expected to get $95,000 each, if they win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON ongoing in Egypt. The players who have already been guaranteed $10,000 for their 1-0 win over Burundi on Saturday, are expected to receive $20,000 if they win their remaining Group B matches against Guinea and Madagascar. The players will receive $12,500 should they record another win in the round of 16. Sports Extra also reported that they will get $15,000 and $17,500 respectively for victories in the quarter-final and the…

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FRANCE 2019 FEMALE WORLD CUP: SEE ROUND OF 16 FIXTURES AS NIGERIA TACKLES GERMANY

Super Falcons Nigeria’s Super Falcons on Thursday finally qualified for the Round of 16 of the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, after a long wait. The Falcons qualified after Chile failed to beat Thailand as needed to qualify, only winning 2-0 in their final Group F match at the Roazhon Park in Rennes on Thursday. Below are the Round of 16 fixtures at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup holding in France: June 22, Grenoble ——- Germany Vs Nigeria June 22, Nice ——- Norway Vs Australia June 23,…

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FIFA TAKES OVER ADMINISTRATION OF CAF, SEE WHY

A drastic and dramatic overhaul of African football is expected to be announced on Thursday, the eve of the kickoff of the African Cup of Nations, AFCON, in the wake of corruption scandals consuming the Confederation of African Football (CAF). The CAF executive committee took a stunning decision on Wednesday to cede control of the running of the organisation and have FIFA General Secretary, Fatma Samoura taking charge as “FIFA High Commissioner for Africa”, NAN reports. No announcement has been made by African football governing body yet but CAF president,…

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UNIMPRESSIVE FLYING EAGLES FAIL TO LEAVE HOTEL OVER UNPAID BONUSES

Poland 2019: Flying Eagles Fail To Leave Hotel Over Unpaid Bonus Jeremiah / 1 hour ago Players of Nigeria U-20 team, Flying Eagles have failed to leave their hotel rooms after being kicked out of the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland over unpaid bonus. The Flying Eagles went to Poland as one of the African representatives at the FIFA World Cup; they camped for the competition and played without allowance and bonus but were promised that once they get to Nigeria, they will get all outstanding money due them. However, the…

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FLYING EAGLES OUT OF UNDER 20 WORLD CUP

Flying Eagles of Nigeria Flying Eagles of Nigeria  Flying Eagles of Nigeria are out of the ongoing FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland, after losing 2-1 to Senegal in the Round of 16. Aniekeme Okon scored for Nigeria in the second half as Senegal’s Amadou Sagna and Ibrahima Niane got the goals for the Junior Teranga Lions. Senegal scored their goals in the first half and thus qualified for the quarter-finals.

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SEE WHAT LIVERPOOL AND SPURS GOT FOR PLAYING AND WINNING CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Liverpool win Champions league with a prize money of €108.9million For winning the UEFA Champions League on Saturday, Liverpool will pocket €108.9 million, while finalists Tottenham Hotspur will take €104million. According to UEFA’s distribution formula, Liverpool will get €15.5m participation bonus, #8.1 million for winning three group games, €35.3 million from market pool, €9.5 million for reaching the Round of 16. Liverpool will also get €10.5 million for reaching the quarter finals and €12 million for reaching semi-finals and €19million for reaching the finals and winning it. Loading… Only €4million…

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OOU STUDENT DIES IN THE STAMPEDE DURING BARCELONA / LIVERPOOL MATCH, SEE PIX

A first class 200 Level Architecture student of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ibogun campus, Ogun State, has died in a stampede that occurred, yesterday, during the Champions League match between Liverpool and Barcelona. The stampede occurred at a viewing center after a student felt something crawling on his leg and, thinking it was a snake, raised a false alarm which made everyone take to their heels. The rush to exit the place led to the injury of over 40 students and the death of Gbenga Olukoyi, who allegedly gave up…

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